The Irony of the Black Dress

(Editor’s Note: During the 75th Golden Globe awards, which aired on Sunday, January 7, 2018, many celebrities wore black to protest sexual harassment and to support anti-harassment initiatives that grew out of the scandals involving prominent entertainment figures including, but not limited to, Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax.) Last Sunday …

You Undeniably Need Music In Your Life

Johann Sebastian Bach wrote, “The object of all music should be the glory of God and pleasant recreation.” It is no accident that the largest book in our Bible is a songbook, the book of Psalms. And did you notice that it is in the very centre of your bible? …

3 Legit Reasons Not to Commit Suicide

Have you ever felt like your life is worthless, like nobody cares, and you’d never be missed if you died? I have. When I was a teenager, I used to have these thoughts that nobody loved me. While I never actually planned out how I’d make it happen, I wished …

A Mini Quiet Time

Colossians 3:1-2 teaches “…set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” This is not just something we should do once a day, but rather all the time. If you have been walking …

My Reluctant Author Story

During a home group that I attend, one of the brothers prayed for me that God would help me to minister more through writing. When I heard those words come out of his mouth, I was bit shocked. How did he know that I loved writing and that I wrote …

The Importance of Faithfulness

Faithfulness is the name of the game. I read this today by the famed British preacher Charles Spurgeon: It is better to be faithful in the infant-school than to be unfaithful in a noble class of young men. Better to be faithful in a hamlet over two or three score …

Contentment and You

This coming Saturday night I will be speaking about the subject of contentment at Calvary Chapel Oakville. It’s an important issue as it seems everyone in our culture is anything but contented. People are not satisfied with their jobs, churches, financial position, friends, or gender. But the Apostle Paul writes …